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Real Birth: M’s Arrival

Real Birth: M’s Arrival

M’s Arrival Mama: Rebecca S. Stats: 7 lbs., 13 oz. Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician In the morning, four days before my due date, I felt a slight PMS-like pain. It was mild and barely noticeable, but I had a strong feeling the baby was coming soon. That whole day I [...]

Allie’s Birth by VBAC

Allie’s Birth by VBAC

Allie’s Birth by VBAC Mama: Bonnie N. Stats: 7 lbs., 10 oz. Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Home Birth transfer to Hospital Primary Care: Midwife & Obstetrician Alexandra Joan was born on April 27, 2011 at 4:06 p.m., after 10 hours of labor (and WEEKS of pre-labor)! She was 7lbs 10oz and 20 inches long. [...]

Ava’s Birth Story

Ava’s Birth Story

Ava’s Birth Story Mama: Denise B. Stats: 7 lbs., 2 oz. Type of Birth: Vaginal, Drug-Free Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician Ever since I could remember, I wanted children; 100 to be exact. So one could imagine how excited I was when I got pregnant. We first became pregnant in 2009 but unfortunately, I lost [...]

Noah’s Birth Story

Noah’s Birth Story

Noah’s Birth Story Mama: Krista L. Stats: 9 lbs. even Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Midwife Wednesday, September 10 My contractions started late afternoon, becoming closer together until they were five minutes apart at about 2:30 am, September 10. I had been 1 cm dilated at my appointment the morning of the [...]

Brody’s Arrival

Brody’s Arrival

Brody’s Arrival Mama: Mary Ellen M. Type of Birth: Cesarean Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician I had a pretty uneventful and enjoyable pregnancy until the very end and. I was due on December 15 with our first child – a boy! In the last month of my pregnancy, I had developed PUPPPS and was constantly [...]

Cassidy’s Arrival

Cassidy’s Arrival

Cassidy’s Arrival Mama: Kathy S. Stats: 7 lbs., 2 oz. Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician On Saturday, January 21, 2012 I was 39 weeks 5 days pregnant. My pregnancy had been fairly easy; next to no morning sickness, zero swelling and the baby growing just as she should be. Seeing that I [...]

Rory’s Story

Rory’s Story

Rory’s Birth Story Mama: Jaimie S. Stats: 8 lbs., 1 oz. Type of Birth: Vaginal Delivery Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician As much as I loved all the fun leading up to my baby girl arriving, when the time came I was calm, ready and wanting her in my arms. Rory was my first baby. [...]

N’s C-section Grand Entrance

N’s C-section Grand Entrance

N’s C-section Grand Entrance Mama: Cari H. Stats: 11 lbs., 13 oz. (not kidding!) Type of Birth: Cesarean Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician 32 weeks — I went in for my normal checkup. My mama was in town for my baby shower, so she tagged along with me. N had been in the vertex position [...]

Lilah’s Quick Arrival

Lilah’s Quick Arrival

Lilah’s Quick Arrival Mama: Miriam R. Type of Birth: Vaginal Delivery Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician January 23, 2011 was a day I will never forget. It was officially the LONGEST I had ever been pregnant. I was 39 weeks pregnant that day, and although I’m sure a few of you readers are snickering at [...]

Alexis’ Birth Story

Alexis’ Birth Story

Alexis’ Birth Story Mama: Christy A. Stats: 7 lbs., 8 oz. Type of Birth: Cesarean Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician Wednesday, November 24 was supposed to be just another day; my husband and I had planned on running some errands, cleaning up the house and that afternoon having a sonogram. I thought the sonogram was that [...]